How we work

South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group represents 27 GP practices in South Tyneside and covers a population of over 153,000.  The CCG Executive includes doctors and a practice manager nominated  by member practices to run and develop South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group.

What we do

We became a statutory body in April 2013 and took over responsibility for commissioning a wide range of local health services across South Tyneside.

How is the new NHS structured?

The King’s Fund has has a series of organograms explaining how the NHS is now structured, including how providers are regulated, who can influence the commissioning of services and how the money flows.  Click here to view.

The King’s Fund has also produced the below video explaining the new structure of the NHS.